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Owner: Chicago Burlington & Quincy
Model:EMD E5BBuilt As:CBQ 9912B (E5B)
Serial Number:973Order No:E279-B
Frame Number:E279-B3Built:3/1940
Notes:named Silver Comet, traded 3/65
Other locos with this serial:  CBQ 9912B(E5B)
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CB&Q 9912A (Silver Meteor) and 9912B (Silver Comet) with the EB Morning Zephyr
Title:  CB&Q 9912A (Silver Meteor) and 9912B (Silver Comet) with the EB Morning Zephyr
Description:  Stainless steel shovel nosed E5ABs were rare when this photo was taken August 21, 1964. Built in March 1940, this matched pair fly the eastbound Morning Zephyr across northern Illinois through the sleepy town of Chadwick just after lunch and a 129 miles from a bumper post in Chicago Union Station.
Photo Date:  8/21/1964  Upload Date: 10/26/2006 11:49:49 PM
Location:  Chadwick, IL
Author:  Marty Bernard
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Locomotives:  CBQ 9912A(E5A) CBQ 9912B(E5B)
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